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GB-43 (Xia Xi) Pinched Ravine

Previous PointNext Point  Acupuncture Points on the Gall Bladder Channel of Foot Shao Yang
  • Acupuncture Point Five Elements  Ying-Spring & Water Point

Actions:

  • Clears heat and benefits the head, ears and eyes
  • Clears damp-heat from the channel and reduces swelling

Indications:

  • Headache, dizziness and vertigo, pain of the outer canthus, tinnitus, deafness, swelling of the cheek, pain in the hypochondriac region, distending pain of the breast, febrile diseases.

Location

CAM:
  • On the dorsum of foot, between the fourth and fifth toe, proximal to the margin of the web, at the junction of the red and white skin.
AMOA:
  • Between the fourth toe and the little toe, 0.5 cun proximal to the margin of the web.

Needling Method:

  • Puncture perpendicularly 0.3-0.5 inch. Moxibustion is applicable.

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